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By Benjamin Lyngfelt, Torgrim Solstad

Passives, middles, and different voice phenomena are concerns on the center of contemporary linguistic learn. This quantity brings jointly diversified views on voice diversified theoretical viewpoints, various languages, and other kinds of voice phenomena. The 11 articles every one make a invaluable contribution to the continued dialogue, supplying new facts, new analyses, and bringing new gentle to long-standing matters. together, they current a multi-faceted and but coherent photo of the themes handy.

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